vault over

vault over (someone or something)

To bound or leap over someone or something, especially by using one's hands to propel oneself upward. The robber vaulted over the fence and disappeared down an alleyway. The soccer superstar actually managed to vault over the defensive player, regain control of the ball, and send an amazing shot into the net.
See also: over, vault
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

vault over someone or something

to jump or leap over someone or something. Molly vaulted over Ted and kept on running. She vaulted over the trunk.
See also: over, vault
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Although I (Hannay) have coached on every level of the pole vault over the past 26 years, assisted and directed nearly 50 camps, and witnessed nearly 450,000 vaults, I have always lived with the fear of witnessing or contributing to an injury that could have been avoided--such as could easily occur to a vaulter wearing a helmet.
Coaches who allow their athletes to vault over and over again while doing everything wrong are committing a crime.